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Park of the Week: Goosenecks State Park

Posted on: December 21st, 2015

Overlooking a deep meander of the San Juan River, Goosenecks State Park is showcases the power of nature with its awesome landscape. The views extend for miles and miles. Alhambra Rock is the dark volcanic intrusion that looms on the horizon, beyond Mexican Hat. The buttes and spires of Monument Valley lie to the southwest. […]

Park of the Week: Willard Bay State Park

Posted on: December 14th, 2015

Whether you get your outdoor fix with boating in cool waters, hiking along green trails, photographing local wildlife, or snuggling in with loved ones for beautiful Christmas light drives, Willard Bay State Park offers a variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy year-round. Located just 12 miles northwest of Ogden, the park features […]

Park of the Week: Dead Horse Point State Park

Posted on: December 7th, 2015

Featuring immense cliffs carved by the elements and stunning overlooks, Dead Horse Point State Park draws you in with its breathtaking landscapes, dark starlit skies, and rich history. At Dead Horse Point, it’s all about the view. Towering 2,000 feet over the Colorado River, the park is one of the most photographed scenic sites in the world. […]

Park of the Week: Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum

Posted on: December 7th, 2015

View the largest collection of Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) pottery on display in the Four Corners Region. Visit Edge of the Cedars Pueblo, a village inhabited by the ancestors of contemporary Puebloan peoples from AD 825 to 1125, and climb down a ladder to enter the 1,000-year-old kiva. In addition to permanent collections, Edge of the […]

Park of the Week: Snow Canyon State Park

Posted on: September 21st, 2015

Snow Canyon State Park is a 7,400-acre scenic park quietly tucked amid lava flows and soaring sandstone cliffs in a strikingly colorful and fragile desert environment. Majestic views and the subtle interplay of light, shadow, and color dancing across canyon walls evoke strong emotional responses from visitors. Located in the 62,000 acre Red Cliffs Desert […]

Park of the Week: Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Posted on: September 7th, 2015

Tucked away near the Utah/Arizona border is Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.  Rippling arcs of rust-colored sand welcome you as you enter this area of shifting dunes. Contrasted by blue skies, juniper and pinion pines, and steep red cliffs, the park is a wonderful place for camping, photography, off-highway vehicle riding, and playing in […]

Park of the Week: Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum

Posted on: August 31st, 2015

The United States Army, Mormon pioneers, stagecoach travelers, and the Pony Express met at Camp Floyd and the town of Fairfield. The Army arrived in 1858 and constructed Camp Floyd to suppress a supposed Mormon rebellion. The Army remained here for three years before being recalled for the Civil War. Today, Camp Floyd State Park […]

Park of the Week- Otter Creek State Park

Posted on: August 24th, 2015

Otter Creek Reservoir, conveniently located in central Utah, offers some of the state’s finest year-round trout fishing. The park is also a favorite for boating, camping, waterskiing and bird watching. A 46-site campground offers tent and RV sites, however there are no RV hook ups. Restrooms, showers and a dump station are available. A host […]

Park of the Week- Scofield State Park

Posted on: August 17th, 2015

Scofield Reservoir brings many visitors to the park each year, especially during the warm summer months. At an elevation of 7,616 feet, Scofield State Park is a perfect cool destination for camping, fishing and hiking. The park offers two campgrounds with hookups, primitive camping area and plenty of day-use option. A 28-foot trailer and teepee […]

Park of the Week – Fremont Indian State Park and Museum

Posted on: August 10th, 2015

Discover artifacts, petroglyphs, and pictographs left behind by the Fremont Indians. During construction of Interstate 70, the largest known Fremont Indian village was uncovered. This museum preserves treasures from the site, including pottery, baskets, and arrowheads. Spend a day at the museum, hiking on local trails, and then camp at nearby Castle Rock Campground. Castle […]